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    ESPN – Poll shows small edge in favor of legalizing sports betting

    November 2, 2016  By David Purdum  Americans remain divided on the issue of expanding legal sports betting, according to a national survey released Wednesday by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind research center. The survey found that 48 percent of respondents favor changing federal law to allow states to offer legal sports betting, while 39 percent are […]

    Global Gaming Expo 2016 Attracted 26,000 Gaming Professionals; Six Percent Increase Over 2015

    LAS VEGAS – Global Gaming Expo 2016 (G2E), the world’s premier international gaming trade show and conference presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA), attracted nearly 26,000 gaming professionals, an increase of six percent in attendance over last year. G2E 2016 showcased the evolving innovation in the industry, discussions about legalizing sports betting nationwide and ways […]

    Gaming Industry Takes National Debate on Sports Betting to South by Southwest

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA), in partnership with leading industry experts, has been selected by a popular vote for a first-of-its-kind panel discussion on regulated sports betting at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. The panel, “Sports Betting: No Longer Taboo for Leagues?” will explore major sports leagues’ long opposition to […]

    American Gaming Association Statement on Nevada Legislature’s Approval of Funding for New Stadium in Las Vegas

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following after the Nevada Legislature approved funding for a new stadium in Las Vegas: “Today the Nevada Legislature took an important step in bringing America’s favorite sport to Las Vegas by approving funding for a new NFL stadium. “The legislature’s action signals that […]

    The American Gaming Association Rallies Casinos, Community Leaders and Elected Officials to Highlight Industry’s Contributions in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia – The American Gaming Association (AGA) today convened a roundtable forum at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, bringing together gaming executives, Philadelphia-area business and community leaders, federal, state and local elected officials to discuss the significant contributions of gaming to the city. Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos are responsible for over $6 billion in economic activity and […]

    The Delaware County Daily Times – Casino execs tout value of legalized gaming in Pa.

    By Kathleen E. Carey PHILADELPHIA – Casino executives joined elected officials at the SugarHouse casino Thursday morning to tout the benefits of gaming in Pennsylvania, right on the heels of a state Supreme Court decision that if left unremedied could siphon millions from gaming taxes that have been distributed to host communities. “This industry has delivered […]